Free Agency

Report: Vikings Sign OT Mike Remmers

According to multiple sources, and later confirmed by the team, former Carolina Panthers’ tackle Mike Remmers has signed with the Minnesota Vikings. Remmers’ contract is reportedly a five-year deal worth $30 million dollars with $10.5 million guaranteed.

Remmers, the 27-year-old undrafted tackle from Oregon State, started every game of the Carolina Panthers’ 2016 season at left tackle in relief of the injured Michael Oher. Prior to spending time with both the Carolina Panthers and St. Louis Rams, Vikings fans may remember Remmers for a brief stint he had with the team during the 2013 season. Remmers cited his short tenure with the Vikings as a big part of the reason he was returning to Minnesota, and said his wife “liked the city.”

Despite having an up-and-down career, Remmers started all 32 games for the Panthers the past two seasons, including a Super Bowl appearance in 2016.

Remmers will start at right tackle for the Vikings while Riley Reiff, who was signed yesterday, will protect Bradford’s blind side on the left. On a conference call with the media, Remmers expressed his excitement to be returning to his more natural position.

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  1. A media outlet gave us a F and a D for our OL signings. Overpaying is the price for neglect. I hope its not Andre Smith all over again.

    1. Not sure I agree with those grades. However, agree 100% that the situation we’re in now (having to overpay for average OL) is the price for neglect.